Third Man Records Announces New ‘Vault’ Record Titled “Nine Miles From the White City” Featuring The White Stripes
Details Released for The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Including Tracks from Jay-Z, The xx, Lana del Rey and More
When in Rome…
The city of Rome inspires a wealth of images—the weathered arches of the Coliseum, people strolling down cobblestone streets with pastel-colored gelato and designer heels, the ruins of the Forum standing silent and aloof against the horizon. And now Danger Mouse, aka Brian Burton, has teamed up with Italian composer/arranger Daniele Luppi to present us with his own homage to the Eternal City. Rome is a sweeping, cinematic undertaking of an album five years in the making, an assemblage of darkly melodic psych-pop and orchestral flourishes that recall the soundtracks of ’60s Italian films and spaghetti westerns.
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Third Man Records Vault Subscription Series to Release Live Album from Jack White & The Bricks Featuring Brendan Benson
In Fall 2012, Third Man Records Vault Series made available a special Jack White package. If you didn’t get enough that time around, fear not, for Vault is geared up to release their 15th package. It features Jack White & The Bricks featuring Brendan Benson, a band that did not thrive for very long but had a notable reputation during its existence. Read on for more details.
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In what will come to be known as the year of revealing, for music and world news alike, there is no question that 2012 had surprises around every corner. There have been an unprecedented number of standout albums this year and a frighteningly large amount of disappointments as well. Some bands reformed, some bands split up, and a record number of debut bands came racing out of the gates. The Superbowl XLVI halftime show featuring Madonna, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj, MIA, and Cee Lo Green demonstrated the power of pop music by setting the record for the most watched TV event of all time (118 million). Let’s not forget that it was a year of sorrow for fans, family, and friends of musical legends Whitney Houston, who died at the untimely age of 48, Donna Summer, 63, and Doc Watson, who left us at 89, and then the very recent loss of the musical giants Dave Brubeck and Ravi Shankar. While 2012 had its ups and downs, we would like to reflect on all of the amazing music that was released over the last year. Here are our 2012 Albums of the Year:
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2012 was a thunderous year for music. So much is released on a daily basis, in fact, that many find it impossible to keep up with all these happenings. Fortunately for you, that’s what mxdwn does best. The following tracks signify what matters in music in our modern age. Sit down, chill out, and listen to what we consider to be the most important songs of the year.
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